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Britain to be prosecuted over drinking water standards

Title
Britain to be prosecuted over drinking water standards
Genre
Interview
TX Date
20 Sep 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:36
Description
Environment Secretary Chris Patten speaks to Peter Spencer about the EC deciding to go ahead with its prosecution of Britain over nitrate and lead in drinking water despite his intense lobbying. He says it is unfair and comments on effect of privatisation on water quality.
Contributors
Peter Spencer; Chris Patten
Keywords
Law enforcement; EEC; Water supply; Privatization; Water pollution; Water; Water quality; Drinking water; Lead; Nitrates

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